Activities at BTH


The BTH Garden Committee designs, plants, and maintains our community garden. Space for individual mini-gardens is also available.

gardening together gardening alone

Concerts and performances

Classical and popular musicians visit BTH to perform on concert tours or to rehearse for public concerts. Storytellers have also performed at BTH. Left: Seattle band Autumn Electric plays during a national tour. Right top: Local duo Hallifax & Jeffrey rehearse lyrical and “decadent” pieces before explaining the viol. Right bottom: The New Esterházy Quartet introduces one of Mozart’s Haydn Quartets.

Autumn Electric concert Hemant & Jog concert announcement Hallifax & Jeffrey concert
New Esterházy Quartet concert

Movies and discussions

There are monthly discussion groups, residents show movies in the common area at least weekly, and occasional visitors give talks. A few of the movies we have seen and discussed:

  • Edible City (2012)
  • The Road to Guantanamo (2006)
  • Sugihara: Conspiracy of Kindness (2005)
  • Black Swan (2010)
  • Shut Up & Sing (2006)
  • Children of God (2008)
  • Siddhartha (1972)
  • The Economics of Happiness (2011)
  • Bagdad Cafe (1987)
  • Procedure 769: Witnesses to an Execution (1995)
  • Waking the Green Tiger (2011)
  • The Greatest Movie Ever Sold (2011)
  • Pray the Devil Back to Hell (2008)
  • The Concert (2010)
  • We Still Live Here (2010)
  • Butterfly (2000)
  • The Black Power Mixtape 1967–1975 (2011)
  • Children of Heaven (1997)
  • Hot Coffee (2011)
  • The One Percent (2006)
  • Food Stamped (2011)
  • American Violet (2008)
  • Dirt! The Movie (2009)
  • For My Father (2010)
  • Kolya (1996)
  • Blood and Oil (2006)
  • Live and Become (2005)
  • Budrus (2009)
Movie with discussion
Visiting lecture with discussion


New Year’s party New Year’s party

BTH residents love their parties! New Year’s Day and April Fool’s Day have provided recent excuses for potlucks.

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